As an organization that empowers people to create healthy in their lives, Hill Country Memorial offers the following free support groups for the community.
The Cardiac Support Group meets the first Thursday of every month in the Learning Center (first floor of the hospital). The group is open to anyone in the community interested in maintaining heart health. A light, heart-healthy lunch is provided. The meeting and lunch are free, though donations are accepted to help cover the cost of food. Call (830) 997-1358 for more information.
Location: 1020 S. State Hwy. 16, HCM Hospital, Learning Center
Time: 12-1 p.m.
2017 Dates: September 7, October 5, November 2, December 7
The Alzheimer's & Dementia Support Group meets the second Tuesday of every month in the second-floor conference room of the Brune Building. The group is led by social worker Serenity Drum and is open to anyone with Alzheimer’s or dementia, their families and caregivers. Call (830) 997-1335 for more information.
Location: 808 Reuben Street, Brune Building, 2nd floor conference room
Time: 2-3 p.m.
2017 Dates: September 12, October 10, November 14, December 12
The Connect Support Group meets on the second Thursday of each month Women’s Pavilion Classroom. Led by HCM Rehab Center occupational therapists, Connect is for stroke survivors, those with mobility issues, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, ALS and other neurological conditions, their families and caregivers. Call (830) 997-1357 for more information.
Location: 1011 S. Milam St., Women’s Pavilion Classroom
Time: 1:30–2:30 p.m.
2017 Dates: August 10, September 14, October 12, November 9, December 14
As of July 2017, HCM Hospice offers individual counseling sessions with bereavement coordinator Randa Kirchner, licensed clinical social worker. Call HCM Hospice at (830) 997-1335 to schedule an appointment.
Hill Country Memorial Wellness Center hosts a support group for anyone who is trying to quit smoking. Meetings are held Wednesdays from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. at the Wellness Center. Please contact Dawn Sparrow at 830-997-1355 to register.